Division I.  Littering Regulations.


Sec. 6-90         Littering Prohibited.

No person shall throw, discharge, deposit, place or leave or cause to be thrown, discharged, dumped, deposited, placed or left on any of the streets, parkways, roadways, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, vacant lots, front yards or porches, in or on the grounds of the public parks, swimming pools, playgrounds, recreation areas, public buildings, streams, water or banks of such streams or rivers, any waste paper, ashes, glass, cans, dirt, rubbish, waste, garbage, refuse or any other trash. Any person violating any provision of this Division shall upon conviction thereof be fined in an amount not to exceed Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00). Each day such violation is committed or is permitted to continue
shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder. (Gen. Ord. No. 16, 2002, 8-8-02)

Sec. 6-91         Causing Litter on Property.
It shall be a violation of this Article for any person to place on, throw onto, cast onto or permit any litter, debris, junk, refuse or thing causing litter, junk or debris onto property of any person, firm, association, corporation, the State of Indiana, and it shall further be a violation of this Article for any parent, guardian, or person charged with, or having custody of, any minor child under the age of eighteen (18) years to cause to permit such minor child under the age of eighteen (18) years to place on, throw onto, cast onto or permit any litter, debris, junk, refuse or thing causing litter, junk or debris onto the property of any person, firm, association, corporation, the State of Indiana and its political subdivisions, including but without being limited to the City of Terre Haute, Indiana. For any person violating the provisions of this Article, the penalty for the first offense in any twelve (12) month period shall be as provided by the Ordinance Violation Bureau (See § 2-140 of this Code). All second and subsequent offenses in any twelve (12) month period are subject to enforcement through the judicial system as provided by State statute and local ordinance. (Special Ord. No. 85, 1994, § 1, (525.04), 12-8-94)

 Sec. 6-92         Littering Prohibited in Public Parks.
​a.         No person shall throw, place or allow to remain in any public park, public parkway or public boulevard of the City any box, paper, stale or broken food, food remnants, melon rinds, or other waste or rubbish of any kind, or display for sale or for advertising purposes in any public parks, parkway or public boulevard of the City any good, article, thing, placard, sign or circular, except upon written permission from the Board of Park Commissioners. Any person violating any provision of this Article shall upon conviction thereof be fined in an amount not to exceed Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00). Each day such violation is committed or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder. (Gen. Ord. No. 16, 2002, 8-8-02)
 b.         Additional park regulations are set forth in Chapter 5 of this Terre Haute City Code